May 31, 2021
The Kotatsu Train On The Sanriku Railway, Japan
Sit in comfort and enjoy travel along the Sanriku coastline with plenty of beautiful views along the way.
April 2, 2021
Shugakuin Imperial Villa Where Earth And Sky Meet
Shugakuin Imperial Villa (修学院離宮) in Kyoto is an imperial leisure villa and landscape garden build in the 1700s by Japanese emperor Gomizuno.
March 29, 2021
The Best 8 Sakura Viewing Spots In Japan And How To Get There
The Sakura season is upon us and Japan is turning many shades of pink and purple. We’ve picked 8 spots across the country that make for the best Sakura viewing and enjoyment.
February 17, 2021
Guide To Visiting Takao, Kyoto
Takao (高雄) is a remote mountain valley about 1 hour north of Kyoto. Famous for its three historic temples and beautiful natural scenery.
November 12, 2020
Showa Day: A National Holiday Of Reflection
Experience Showa Day, the annual day on April 29 that honours the birthday of Emperor Shōwa (Hirohito) in Tokyo.
October 13, 2020
Visit Tokyo's Imperial Palace And Garden
The Imperial Palace and Garden is in the centre of Tokyo. Find out how to visit, what to do, admission and other tips for visiting.
September 10, 2020
When Is The Best Time To Visit Japan?
They say timing is everything in life and that’s certainly true when it comes to planning your dream holiday to Japan. Discover the best time to visit.
July 28, 2020
See The Fuji In Bloom At Ashikaga Flower Park
With a visit to Ashikaga Flower Park you can see some incredible flower displays including a world-class wisteria season.
July 27, 2020
Lake Yamanaka Flower Park
Bright, colourful and stunning, the Flower Park at lake Yamanaka is one of the most beautiful and lovely places to view Fuji-san from.
July 14, 2020
Visit Furano Japan's Lavender Town
Furano is a famous winter ski resort, but thanks to its flowers and lavender fields, it is a beautiful and lively destination all year round.